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Setting the Table: An Introduction to the Jurisprudence of Rabbi Yechiel Mikhel Epstein’s Arukh HaShulhan
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written by Shlomo C. Pill, fl. 2021 and Michael J. Broyde, 1964- (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 428 page(s)
One of the most basic questions for any legal system is that of methodology: how one interprets, analyzes, weighs and applies a mass of often competing legal rules, precedents, practices, customs, and traditions to reach final determinations and practical guidance about the correct legal-prescribed course of actio...
written by Shlomo C. Pill, fl. 2021 and Michael J. Broyde, 1964- (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 428 page(s)
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Beyond a Code of Jewish Law: Rabbi Avraham Danzig’s Hayei Adam
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written by Simcha Fishbane, fl. 2008, in Judaism and Jewish Life (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 272 page(s)
The Hayei Adam, an abridged code of Jewish law, was written by Rabbi Avraham Danzig (1748-1820) and was first published in 1810. This code spread quickly throughout Europe, and the demand for it required a second publishing which the author printed in 1818. Beyond a Code of Jewish Law attempts to understand the im...
written by Simcha Fishbane, fl. 2008, in Judaism and Jewish Life (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 272 page(s)
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The Making of Religious Texts in Islam: The Fragment and the Whole
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written by Holger M. Zellentin, fl. 2019, Frédéric Imbert, 1963-, Asma Hilali, fl. 2019, Jean-Jacques Glassner, 1944-, Alba Fedeli, fl. 2019, Aziz Al-Azmeh, 1947- and Stephen Burge, fl. 2019; edited by Asma Hilali, fl. 2019 and Stephen Burge, fl. 2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Gerlach Press, 2019), 257 page(s)
"This volume offers an interdisciplinary study of the modalities, actors, technicalities and consequences of the evolving of religious texts within the perspective of the fragment versus the whole. The focus is on fragmentary texts from Islamic religious sources, and includes contributions on Qur’anic manuscrip...
written by Holger M. Zellentin, fl. 2019, Frédéric Imbert, 1963-, Asma Hilali, fl. 2019, Jean-Jacques Glassner, 1944-, Alba Fedeli, fl. 2019, Aziz Al-Azmeh, 1947- and Stephen Burge, fl. 2019; edited by Asma Hilali, fl. 2019 and Stephen Burge, fl. 2019 (Berlin, Berlin State: Gerlach Press, 2019), 257 page(s)
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Piety and Rebellion: Essays in Hasidism
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written by Shaul Magid, 1958-, in New Perspectives in Post-Rabbinic Judaism, Vol. 5 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2019), 361 page(s)
Piety and Rebellion examines the span of the Hasidic textual tradition from its earliest phases to the 20th century. The essays collected in this volume focus on the tension between Hasidic fidelity to tradition and its rebellious attempt to push the devotional life beyond the borders of conventional religious pra...
written by Shaul Magid, 1958-, in New Perspectives in Post-Rabbinic Judaism, Vol. 5 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2019), 361 page(s)
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The Qur'an: In Plain English
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written by Iman Torres-Al Haneef, fl. 1983 (Leicestershire, England: Islamic Foundation, 2018), 211 page(s)
THE QUR’AN IN PLAIN ENGLISH (PART 30) is designed to help readers, especially the young, to gain an understanding of God’s final message and how to apply it in their lives. Written in contemporary, highly readable English, this simple explanation of the meanings of frequently memorised chapters of the Holy Qur...
written by Iman Torres-Al Haneef, fl. 1983 (Leicestershire, England: Islamic Foundation, 2018), 211 page(s)
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Path to Siva in Tamil
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written by Bodhinatha Veylanswami, 1942- (Kauai, HI: Himalayan Academy, 2018, originally published 2018), 192 page(s)
A richly illustrated catechism of Saiva Siddhanta for youth, exploring how to live life, know the Divine, honor all creation and see God everywhere, in everyone. In sixty-eight illustrated lessons, this book conveys the basics of a 3,000-page Master Course Trilogy created by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (Gurude...
written by Bodhinatha Veylanswami, 1942- (Kauai, HI: Himalayan Academy, 2018, originally published 2018), 192 page(s)
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Isma'il Al-Faruqi: Selected Essays
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written by Ismail Raji al-Faruqi, 1921-1986 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2018), 109 page(s)
In this set of three powerful essays, the late world renowned scholar and philosopher, Ismail Al Faruqi, displays his formidable insight, vast knowledge, and unique trademark logic, brought to bear on subjects still considered to be at the forefront of discourse on comparative religion. Al Faruqi delves deep into...
written by Ismail Raji al-Faruqi, 1921-1986 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2018), 109 page(s)
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Il Risveglio Di Un Gigante vita di Santa Veronica Giuliani
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directed by Giovanni Ziberna, 1982- and Valeria Baldan, fl. 2007; produced by Mattia Vecchi, fl. 2010 and Giovanni Ziberna, 1982-, Sine Sole Cinema (Children of Mary, Friends of Saint Veronica, 2018), 1 hour 36 mins
This film by Valeria Baldan and Giovanni Ziberna tells the life of St. Veronica Giuliani in Italy.
directed by Giovanni Ziberna, 1982- and Valeria Baldan, fl. 2007; produced by Mattia Vecchi, fl. 2010 and Giovanni Ziberna, 1982-, Sine Sole Cinema (Children of Mary, Friends of Saint Veronica, 2018), 1 hour 36 mins
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Ijtihad and Renewal
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written by Said Shabbar, fl. 2017 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 158 page(s)
In the early centuries of Islam the response of Muslims to problem-solving the various issues and challenges that faced their rapidly expanding community was to use intelligence and independent reasoning based on the Qur'an and Sunnah to address them. This practice is known as ijtihad. As the centuries wore on how...
written by Said Shabbar, fl. 2017 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 158 page(s)
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Reviving The Balance: The Authority of The Qur’an and The Status of The Sunnah
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written by Taha Jabir al-Alwani, 1935-2016 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 226 page(s)
In dealing with any aspect of Islamic civilization, its final raison d'etre and creative base must be seen as resting on the Qur'an. Islamic culture is, in fact, a "Qur'anic culture"; for its definitions, its structures, its goals, and its methods for execution of those goals are all derived from that series of re...
written by Taha Jabir al-Alwani, 1935-2016 (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 226 page(s)
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